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Community Engaged Learning Resource Library: Equity & Inclusion

This research guide highlights resources for those interested in the pedagogy of community engaged learning. Included are sample syllabi, reflection resources, possible outlets for publishing on the topic and more!


The Equity Based Service-Learning Toolkit is designed to provide you with guidance and resources on diversity, inclusion, and access around equitable service experiences. This toolkit acknowledges that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to incorporating an equitable perspective into service, however, we believe that these six strategies can help you better identify where inequities exist within your organization and/or service experiences, the consequences of those inequities on the organization and the community, and the factors within your organization and/or service experiences that perpetuate those inequities.

For questions and/or to receive additional information or training, contact The Office of Community Engaged Learning at

These are working documents. We encourage new information, resources, and suggestions for edits. If you would like to contact the authors, contact The Office of Community Engaged Learning at

Collaboration Opportunity: List of Culturally Ethnic Based Organizations

COVID - 19

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Strategy 2: Building Connections

Strategy 4: Organizing an Inclusive Environment